Essential Durango

Real Estate Round-Table

Essential Durango joined four of the area’s realtors to look back over the past six months of the housing market and to discuss predictions for the upcoming season.

Building with Integrity

To walk into a Mantell-Hecathorn home is to step into a masterpiece of experience, expert knowledge, and a deep care for the homeowner’s ultimate satisfaction.

Harmony in the Hills

In Durango, July is a wonderful explosion of color, laughter, and long, luxurious summer days. The river flows beneath the warm sun and the wildflowers raise their faces toward the skies.

When Lightning Strikes

If you’ve been in Durango for any amount of time, chances are you’ve noticed James Allred standing outside of Eolus Bar & Dining, saying ‘hello’ to passersby.

Cultivating Artistic Connections

Amidst Durango’s bustling downtown distractions and the noise of a harried life, one can simply step through an open door, in the heart of it all, and experience peace.

Sitter Family Hall

It’s been two years since Sitter Family Hall first opened its doors – and its research laboratories, smart classrooms, study nooks, computer labs, observatory, geologic models, and more – to students and faculty at Fort Lewis College.

Ready for Take-Off?

From the mountains to the deserts to its unique downtown charm, Durango’s got a lot to offer. And although there was a time that it was one of the best-kept secrets in the Southwest, the word is out, and Durango is a town on the grow.

Revving It Up

In the 1990s, and early into the new millennium, Main Avenue was lined with Harley Davidsons and other motorcycles from 12th Street to the Gaslight Theatre—most estimates in those glory days of the Iron Horse put the number of visiting hogs over 10,000.

Evolution, Education & Growth

Having the largest, independent real estate brokerage in Southern Colorado, one might think that this group would forfeit its integrity or commitment to its team, or to their clients. But nothing could be further from the truth.